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General Manager (Woodridge, IL)

Woodridge, IL

Join our awesome culture with opportunity for growth and eligibility for our annual profit-sharing program!

GVH Distribution, a trailblazer in packaging and supplies distribution, invites a dynamic and results-oriented professional to step into the role of General Manager for our Woodridge, IL branch. As we ascend to new heights of industry leadership, we seek a strategic leader who will steer our operations, warehouse, and sales functions towards unparalleled success.

Why GVH?

  • Innovation Hub: Be part of a culture that values fresh perspectives and empowers you to drive meaningful change.
  • Explosive Growth: Join a company that is not just growing but expanding exponentially. Your contribution will be pivotal to our continued success.
  • Profit-Sharing Prestige: Recognize the impact of your efforts with eligibility for our esteemed annual profit-sharing program.

The Role: General Manager

As the General Manager, you will be at the helm of our Woodridge branch, orchestrating a symphony of operations, sales, and strategic initiatives.

Note: This job description provides a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, or qualifications required for the role.

  • Strategic Leadership: Manage all facets of the branch, including Sales, Operations, HR, and Financial objectives.
  • Innovative Planning: Develop and execute plans to enhance sales and operational efficiency, presenting compelling proposals to the leadership team.
  • Problem Resolution: Navigate complex business challenges, offering insightful solutions to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Team Empowerment: Lead and develop a proficient team, fostering a culture of excellence.
  • Warehouse Excellence: Oversee the overall productivity of warehouse operations, ensuring adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Business Development: Expand our customer base by cultivating relationships within the retail grocery and food service sectors.
  • Relationship Management: Establish and maintain key external relationships in alignment with the company’s objectives.
  • Financial Oversight: Monitor daily financial information, ensuring the branch’s financial health through budget management and sales optimization.


  • 21 years  of age or older
  • Minimum 2 years of General Management experience (grocery packaging sales preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with financial statements
  • Must live in the Woodridge, IL market area

College Degree in Business Management, Finance, Public Accounting, or 5+ years of Sales Management experience in the Grocery Industry

  • Proven ability to identify and pursue sales opportunities strategically.
  • Superior knowledge of food service packaging and general supplies business.
  • Financial acumen to understand corporate profitability and maximize sales through GVH program offerings.
  • Proficiency in computer skills and business software
  • Competitive base compensation starting at $75,000 per year, with additional bonus incentives.
  • Car allowance, laptop, and cell phone provided.
  • Quarterly and annual bonus opportunities.
  • 401K
  • 401K matching.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Annual Profit-sharing Program.
  • Vacation and sick/personal time off.
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